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Will Wonka get zonked at box office?

In the sort of crowded weekend that can give distribution execs fits, four wide releases hit theaters this weekend. DreamWorks is launching “The Island” in 3,122 theaters, Paramount bows “Bad News Bears” at 3,183, Paramount Classics unspools “Hustle & Flow” at 1,013 and Lions Gate begins “The Devil’s Rejects” at 1,757. Industry expectations, however, are that none of the fresh films will be able to top last week’s B.O. champ, Warner Bros.’ “Charlie and the Factory.” Strong midweek results for New Line’s “Wedding Crashers” may mean that comedy, too, could hold well in its second frame and outpace the new entrants.

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